Thursday, March 12, 2020

Dehradun-Kolkata direct flight service to start from March 29

Dehradun: The air connectivity between Dehradun and other parts of the country is going to get a major boost as airlines are going to start direct flight operations on new routes from Jolly Grant airport from March 29 onwards.

Indigo Airlines, which operates eight daily flights from Dehradun, is going to increase its daily flight frequency to 13, according to the new summer schedule released by airport officials on Wednesday.

Apart from the existing flights, Indigo is also going to start direct flights on Dehradun - Kolkata, Dehradun - Ahmedabad and Dehradun- Prayagraj routes. Besides, the airline is going to start additional flights on Dehradun - Mumbai and Dehradun - Lucknow routes.

Another airline, Vistara is also going to start its operations from Dehradun airport from March 29. The airline will run a daily flight on the Dehradun- Delhi sector.

Airport director DK Gautam told TOI, “The Dehradun airport is on an expansion mode and the number of flights is going to increase significantly from this month-end. On an average, the number of daily flights will rise from 22 to 28.”
12/03/20 Gaurav Talwar/Times of India
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